LURID: Spanky Panky, Fifty Shades of O

Column by Karina Wilson
April 5, 2012 (6) comments
After the runaway success of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy, LURID compares it to some other well-thumbed examples of erotic fiction, including its BDSM bedmate, 'The Story of O'.

Career Writing in Three Steps

Column by Brandon Tietz
April 5, 2012 (9) comments
How do you go from having nothing but a keyboard and passion for the written word to cashing royalty checks? Here's a three-step breakdown.

App-tacular: Writing on Phones, Smart Phones, and Tablets

Column by Taylor Houston
April 4, 2012 (12) comments
We're moving on from the land of computers to writing on tablets and smart phones. Here are a few ways that writing is happening with these new implements.

Path to Publication Part 4: Mea Culpa

Column by Rob Hart
April 4, 2012 (9) comments
Looks like I got a little ahead of myself...

Book vs. Film: The Hunger Games

Column by Kelly Thompson
April 3, 2012 (9) comments
Can 'The Hunger Games' adaptation live up to Suzanne Collins' NYT bestseller? What does the film get right and what gets missed? Find out in our latest Book Vs. Film.

Guess The Plot, Episode I: "May Contain Runts"

Column by Jon Korn
April 3, 2012 (7) comments
Jon Korn asks LitReactor readers to come up with their own plot for four science-fiction novels based soley on their crazy covers. Come for the monkeys, stay for the polyamory.

New Release Roundup: Recommendations for April 2012

Column by John Jarzemsky
April 2, 2012 (1) comments
A look at what's new on the publishing docket for April 2012.

Ask The Lit Coach: "What Is The Ideal Length For A Nonfiction Book Proposal?" and More

Column by Erin Reel
This week on Ask The Lit Coach - What's the ideal length of a nonfiction book proposal? And should you mention your previously self-published skeletons in your query to agents?

LURID: Location, Location, Location - Haunted House Stories

Column by Karina Wilson
March 30, 2012 (5) comments
Haunted house stories have always been a mainstay of horror fiction. Lurid surveys some of the prime real estate in this durable subgenre.

A Recap Of... Game Of Thrones

Column by Cath Murphy
March 30, 2012 (1) comments
Buckle your halbard and sharpen your axe! Game of Thrones is back on the small screen at the weekend. What some would call the definitive guide to books one through five awaits, sers and ladies.